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Outside food allowed in multiplexes: Maharashtra government

Nagpur : The Maharashtra government on Friday warned multiplexes that they would face action if they restrained movie watchers from carrying home-cooked or outside food. “There is no ban on patrons carrying outside food to multiplexes and if the multiplex authorities prohibit it, they could face action,” Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ravindra Chavan said […]

After unholy row, Maharashtra spikes distributing ‘Bhagavad Gita’ in Mumbai colleges

Mumbai/Nagpur : After massive protests by the opposition parties over its purported decision to distribute free copies of Hindu holy scripture ‘Bhagavad Gita’, the state government indicated it has halted the move, a prominent student union leader said on Thursday. “We met the Joint Director of Higher Education, Rohidas Kale and registered our strong sentiments […]

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3 coaches of Mumbai-Howrah Mail derail in Maharashtra

Nagpur : Three coaches of the Mumbai-Howrah Mail train derailed near Igatpuri in Maharashtra on Sunday, railway officials said. No passenger was injured in the accident. Central Railway Ministry spokesperson Sunil Udasi said: “Three coaches — S-12, S-13, pantry car — of the Mumbai-Howrah Mail derailed just before entering platform at 2.05 a.m.” The rail […]

Former President Pranab Mukherjee

Manifestations of rage tearing social fabric, says Pranab at RSS event

Nagpur :  Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday expressed concern over “manifestations of rage” tearing country’s social fabric and cautioned against any attempt at defining nationhood in terms of dogmas and identities of religion, region, hatred and intolerance. Speaking at a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) event at its headquarters here, Mukherjee said there is increase […]

Former President Pranab Mukherjee

Plain-speaking Pranab reminds RSS of India’s ‘soul of pluralism’

Nagpur :  Speaking at its headquarters, former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday did some plain-speaking on nationalism and patriotism to RSS cadre telling them that India’s multiple faiths and cultures made it tolerant and that the soul of the nation resided in its pluralism and secularism. Calling for a dialogue to balance competing interests and […]

Pranab Mukherjee visited Hedgewar's ( founder of Sangh ) home along with Mohanji Bhagwat. (Pic:Twitter)

Pranab hails Hedgewar as ‘great son of India’

Nagpur : Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday hailed Kehsav Baliram Hedgewar, the founder of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), as “a great son of Mother India”. “Today I came here to pay my respect and homage to a great son of Mother India,” Mukherjee wrote in the visitor’s book as he visited Hedgewar’s birthplace […]